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By Sam Cherribi

Sam Cherribi is a Moroccan Muslim who grew to become a naturalized Dutch citizen and member of the Dutch Parliament. during this booklet he attracts on his own studies with eu politics and media, vast fieldwork in Dutch mosques, and interviews with imams. in recent times, the Netherlands has been swept via an analogous forces of switch that experience swept the remainder of Europe - the consolidation of the ecu Union, an enormous inflow of Muslim immigrants and the emerging voice of Islamic fundamentalism. Cherribi argues that this small state has amplified those forces, delivering an invaluable lens by which to ascertain traits in all of Europe. The portents are troubling, he notes, as evidenced through the murders of journalist Pim Fortuyn and filmmaker Theo Van Gogh, and then riots broke out, mosques have been burned, and Muslims have been brazenly reviled by way of the general public and the media. Cherribi used to be voted out of Parliament within the anti-migrant fervor that engulfed the Netherlands after those murders and prefer many different Dutch Muslims he emigrated to the USA. on reflection on those occasions, and bringing to undergo his talents and coaching as a sociologist, Cherribi offers a useful account of 1 country's stumble upon with one of the most troubling developments of our times.

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